November 2018 Archive

Cougars pull close to Otters with late win

A battle of two teams looking to right their ship in the Provincial Junior Hockey League resulted in a crucial two points for the Schomberg Cougars on Friday night.

Cleve Mortelliti extends his thanks for all the support

I’d like to take this opportunity to thank all those who supported me over the years. The job of a local councillor is often described ...

Riding with confidence on Hankook tires this winter

With the first taste of winter, it’s time to get comfortable behind the wheel. Nothing gives drivers more confidence than a top-performing brand of winter tire. The Hankook ipike RW11 is the premium winter tire for cars, SUVs and light trucks.

What happened to living in the real ‘offline’ world?

The jury’s out on just how the Internet is shaping humankind. But make no mistake, it’s likely the most dynamic event in our history.

Council votes to purchase iconic statue for new municipal centre

The work of a King metal artist will welcome visitors to the new municipal centre. Councillors voted to withdraw $40,000 from the pool of funds from the annual mayor’s golf tournament to purchase “Steel Gorgeous,” a life-size iron horse sculpture created by Kendall McCulloch.

Inaugural council meeting is set for Dec. 3

With regal pride, the 2018-2022 King council will be sworn into office at a special meeting Dec. 3. The inaugural council meeting begins at 7 p.m. in the new chambers of the municipal office at 2585 King Road.

Renowned artist Helen Lucas holds solo exhibit

King artist Helen Lucas will hold a month-long solo show. Entitled “Helen Lucas – Why Do I Paint Flowers?,” the exhibition of her large-scale, captivating acrylic paintings, will run Dec. 1 to 29 at the Aurora Cultural Centre. Lucas’s distinguished career, spanning over five decades, has produced deeply personal art – from the darker earlier works of her formative years, to her glorious floral paintings.

NobleKing Knights Atom LL3 capture tournament gold

The NobleKing Atom Local League 3 team took part in the Dave Taylor Memorial Atom tournament last weekend in Arran-Elderslie, coming home with the top prize.

Freedoms being skewed in the public eye

We just marked the 100th anniversary of the end of the First World War. We read stories, watched documentaries and listened to speeches about the sacrifices made to ensure our freedom. Freedom. This is one of the most powerful terms in our language, and our western culture. In fact, our fellow human beings have fought for freedom since the beginning of time. Two very high-profile “freedom fighters” were Moses and Jesus.

Ultrabrand caters to the corporate elite

Perception is everything. Virgin Group founder Richard Branson said personal brands need texture and character – they have to be real. For the world’s corporate elite, branding is much more than product placement. It’s a reflection of their refined tastes. It’s who they are. Two Schomberg-based image builders have found the way to give exclusive clients and luxury brands the attention they deserve. Ultrabrand’s Ryan Ward-Williams and Remington Humphreys pair business and design in an impressive, cohesive manner. They are not only masters of their own destiny, they’ve helped shape the journey ahead for an impressive lineup of clientele, a virtual who’s who of today’s business world.

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